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Average Hourly Rate for GameStop Corp. Employees

Headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, GameStop Corp. offers a range of employment opportunities in the computer and computer software stores, from Assistant Store Manager to Retail Store Assistant Manager. GameStop Corp. laborers see wages hovering around $11.42 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $18.34. GameStop Corp. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though geography and your experience level are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Grapevine, Texas 76051


Computer and Computer Software Stores

Game Stop, gamestop, Gamestop, Inc.

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Retail Store Managers earn the highest median pay at about $16.82 per hour, followed by Assistant Store Managers ($11.94), Retail Store Assistant Managers (around $11.24), and Retail Managers ($9.75). Sales Associates make an average approximately $7.74, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.50 per hour) can be spotted in Long Beach, Calif.; Houston, Texas (approximately $13.02), Atlanta, Ga. ($12.30), and Dallas, Texas ($11.08) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $7.46) is Mebane, N.C. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $12.86 per hour) in California.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at GameStop Corp. for between five and 10 years earn about $11.38 per hour on average. The largest slice of the GameStop Corp. workforce (63 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $11.18 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $10.74 per hour. GameStop Corp. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $10.64 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Team Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $11.91 per hour. A garden variety skill at GameStop Corp. is Customer Service; a strong majority of GameStop Corp.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Retail, Sales, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-half of workers receiving paid vacation and more than two-fifths of workers receiving sick leave. Just under a third of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of respondents, and a little more than half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. GameStop Corp. folks also make good use of a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and company store discount.

Key Stats for GameStop Corp.


27 %
73 %
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$7 - $12
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$9 - $13
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5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
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